FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 24, 2002
Contact: Thom Gilligan
LONDON MARATHON ENTRIES STILL AVAILABLE
THROUGH MARATHON TOURS & TRAVEL
BOSTON, MA, JANUARY 24, 2002- The world's largest marathon has room for a
few more runners. Although the 2002 Flora London Marathon entry is closed
to the masses, Marathon Tours & Travel has secured a healthy number of
entries into the event. North American runners can gain entry into the event
when they book their London Marathon travel through the official North
American travel agency for the event, Boston-based Marathon Tours & Travel.
Trip reservations must be made by February 11, 2002 to ensure entry.
Regarded as one of the top ten marathons in the world, the London Marathon
is best known for its world-class competition, huge field, fast and scenic
course, and superb spectator support. Offering more than pint-sized
entertainment, the marathon also hosts a "best dressed pub"
competition where 65 pubs along the race course take part in the
festivities by decorating their establishments for the passing runners.
London Marathon hotel packages range from $495 for a three-night stay with
guaranteed entry, a welcome reception, transportation to the race start in
Greenwich and the on-site services of the Marathon Tours Staff. Airfares can
be quoted from city of origin For more information call Marathon Tours and
Travel at (800) 444-4097 or log on to www.MarathonTour.com.
Marathon Tours and Travel, the leading marathon tour operator in the U.S.,
offers comprehensive travel packages to marathons worldwide including the
Safaricom Marathon in Kenya, the only marathon run entirely within a game
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